Emergency Management/Homeland Security
This program is designed to provide training and formal education for those entering the emergency management field as well as those currently in the field who require additional training and education. A large percentage of these professionals serve as part time emergency managers with their full-time position being law enforcement (city, county or state), emergency medical services, or of these professionals lack formal education and training in this field. A student may receive credit for work experience, military experience, military schools and civilian education.
Hazardous Materials Management
The Associate of Applied Science degree prepares the student for entry into an occupation or closely related cluster of occupations. A student may receive credit for work experience, military experience, military schools and civilian education.
Occupational Safety and Health
Occupational Safety & Health is a highly comprehensive and intricate profession. It involves identifying workplace hazards, assessing the risks associated with job tasks, preparing for safety audits, reporting correct and accurate information to the Department of Labor or more specifically the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA). The objective of this program is to provide students and current safety managers skills required to perform at various levels within the safety management field. Students may be eligible to receive credit in these areas: industry/workplace training, military training/schooling, and/or civilian education.
Great Plains OSHA Education Center
Barton offers OSHA numbered courses and provides high-quality professional safety and occupational health training tailored to your organization’s needs. Our courses will provide you with the knowledge to meet the high demands of working in the safety profession. Classes also provide workers the knowledge to make informed safe decisions in the work place.